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Madhoushi M, Noornejad Vanoush V. The impact of Knowledge Management Enablers on of SMEs Employees’ Empowerment: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Management Process.. ORMR. 2013; 3 (2) :91-110
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-28-10247-en.html
1- Professor, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science, University of Mazandaran.
2- . Master of Business Management, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science, University of Mazandaran
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Abstract Empowerment is considered to be one of the useful tools for improving employee quality and increasing organizational effectiveness. The purpose of this Research is to survey the impact of knowledge management enablers on employees empowerment through the knowledge management process as variable, from the perspective of small and medium enterprise managers in east of Mazandaran province. The research sample are small and medium enterprises from the east of Mazandaran province which has more than 42 months of working background, which includes 307 companies. The statistical technique of structural equation modeling represents that in small and medium enterprises in east of Mazandaran province, knowledge management enablers have meaningful direct impact on employees empowerment. Also it have meaningful indirect effect through the knowledge management process. The process of knowledge management has meaningful direct impact on employees’ empowerment as well as knowledge management enabler on knowledge management process. The results of this study represents the impact of the knowledge management process role in the knowledge management enablers on the employees’ empowerment of SMEs.  

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Received: 2013/10/6 | Accepted: 2014/06/9 | Published: 2014/08/23

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